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Abolishing freedom : a plea for a contemporary use of fatalism, Frank Ruda

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Abolishing freedom : a plea for a contemporary use of fatalism
Title
Abolishing freedom
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a plea for a contemporary use of fatalism
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Frank Ruda
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eng
Summary
Pushing back against the contemporary myth that freedom from oppression is freedom of choice, Frank Ruda resuscitates a fundamental lesson from the history of philosophical rationalism: a proper concept of freedom can arise only from a defense of absolute necessity, utter determinism, and predestination. Abolishing Freedom demonstrates how the greatest philosophers of the rationalist tradition and even their theological predecessors Luther, Descartes, Kant, Hegel, Freud defended not only freedom but also predestination and divine providence. By systematically investigating this mostly overlooked and seemingly paradoxical fact, Ruda demonstrates how real freedom conceptually presupposes the assumption that the worst has always already happened; in short, fatalism. In this brisk and witty interrogation of freedom, Ruda argues that only rationalist fatalism can cure the contemporary sickness whose paradoxical name today is freedom. --
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Ruda, Frank
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non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Fate and fatalism
  • Liberty
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Abolishing freedom : a plea for a contemporary use of fatalism, Frank Ruda
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Contents
Fatalism in times of universalized assthetization -- Protestant fatalism: predestination as emancipation -- Ren the fatalist: abolishing (Aristotelian) freedom -- From Kant to Schmid (and back): the end of all things -- Ending with the worst: Hegel and absolute fatalism -- After the end: Freud against the illusion of psychical freedom
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ocn928607626
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xi, 191 pages
Isbn
9780803284371
Lccn
2015049866
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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(OCoLC)928607626
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Abolishing freedom : a plea for a contemporary use of fatalism, Frank Ruda
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fatalism in times of universalized assthetization -- Protestant fatalism: predestination as emancipation -- Ren the fatalist: abolishing (Aristotelian) freedom -- From Kant to Schmid (and back): the end of all things -- Ending with the worst: Hegel and absolute fatalism -- After the end: Freud against the illusion of psychical freedom
Control code
ocn928607626
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xi, 191 pages
Isbn
9780803284371
Lccn
2015049866
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)928607626

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